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OTHER WORDS FROM ascensionas·cen·sion·al, adjective
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He was on a great ascension until the Thunder decided not to pay him the max.James Harden has confused player empowerment with self-sabotage|Jerry Brewer|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
Like the ascension of Ja Morant, whose rise resulted in a gate-revenue spike and sellout crowds for Murray State, Maker’s mere presence is likely to draw more fans and sell more tickets.What Does Makur Maker Mean For The Future Of HBCU Sports?|Josh Planos|November 24, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
She is one of soccer’s biggest names both domestically and globally, and her ascension has largely come while dating Bird.Sue Bird And Megan Rapinoe Have Gotten Better Together|Jenn Hatfield|November 10, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
After several ascensions, there is a secret ending, says Oppenheim.A VR film/game with AI characters can be different every time you watch or play|Will Heaven|October 2, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Sykes rose to the minority leader post after just four years in office as one of four new members of Democratic leadership who had backed Householder’s ascension.Can This Millennial Power Broker Lead an Ohio Comeback for Democrats?|Nick Fouriezos|September 10, 2020|Ozy
Meanwhile, Thaksin has a plan for the day the King dies, counting on the ascension of the Crown Prince to the throne.The Real Crisis in Thailand is the Coming Royal Succession|Somchai Samizdat|February 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He has to navigate all of those in order to continue on his ascension, whether successfully or not.Beau Willimon on Most Shocking Twists in ‘House of Cards’ Season 2|Andrew Romano|February 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The one silver lining of this Rand Paul ascension is that he would put these kooks out of business.
And the apotheosis is complete, an ascension into an empty cloud.
Her supporters concocted any number of reasons to promote her ascension to the top floor of Foggy Bottom.Susan Rice Didn’t Deserve State Post, Let Alone Her U.N. Role|Jacob Heilbrunn|December 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Ascension being a holiday here, all we pianists made up a walking party out to Tiefurt, about two miles distant.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
This specimen was obtained at Ascension, and is common in all parts of the Atlantic within or near the Tropic.
The inner vernier is then set to the right ascension of the object which it is desired to observe.Photographs of Nebul and Clusters|James Edward Keeler
It might be as well to get a book on balloon ascension, particularly in the early part of the century.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
In the ascension of souls, moral qualities have no less value than intellectual qualities.Urania|Camille Flammarion